Rhinos’ ace Moon could face three-game ban

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LEEDS RHINOS ’ Joel Moon could face a three game ban after the centre was charged with making Grade C dangerous contact on Wigan Warriors winger Josh Charnley at Magic Weekend.

The Australian centre does not have the option of an early guilty plea so will appear before tomorrow night’s disciplinary tribunal.

Huddersfield Giants could lose two players to suspension for Sunday’s visit from Wigan Warriors.

Centre Aaron Murphy faces a ban of up to three games after being charged with Grade C striking with the shoulder on Catalans Dragons player Willie Tonga.

That tackle in yesterday’s game saw the former Queensland State of Origin star suffer a broken jaw.

Meanwhile, full-back Scott Grix has been charged with Grade B striking with the shoulder on Morgan Escare in the 22-22 draw at Magic Weekend.

Both players have the option of an entering an early guilty pleas but otherwise will face the disciplinary panel tomorrow night.

Catalans’ Remi Casty is in the same position after the match review panel charged him with a a Grade C dangerous throw on Eorl Crabtree.

Salford Red Devils’ Josh Griffin is charged with Grade C punching on Widnes Vikings’ Willie Isa but there is no further action taken against his brother Darrell after he was red-carded for a high tackle.

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